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Riu MerengueRiu MerengueRiu Merengue

Riu Merengue

Exquisitely set on the beach of Maimon Bay, the Riu Merengue hotel features breathtaking panoramic views of the verdant mountains and the lush tropical gardens that envelop this spectacular 24-hour all inclusive resort. Spacious guestrooms display traditional elegance and classic tropical décor and come fully equipped with RIU’s signature amenities. Guests of all ages can enjoy an abundance of land and water sports as well as a variety of fun organized daily activities and games. Children will have the time of their lives at the Kids Club with supervised activities and their very own splash pool. Offering fun for all ages in a spectacular natural setting, the Riu Merengue is the perfect place to experience an unforgettable vacation in Puerto Plata.

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Take advantage of free inclusions and activities for the ultimate Dominican Republic experience.

Location

  • Beachfront

Area

  • Puerto Plata

Property Amenities of Riu Merengue

  • 1007 Room(s)
  • 3 Pool(s)
  • Medical services ($)
  • Kids pool
  • Children's section in main pool
  • Mini Disco

Dining/Entertainment at Riu Merengue

  • 4 Restaurant(s)
  • 4 Bar(s)

Room amenities

Hotel Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • In-room safe
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two three quarter beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (restocked every two days)
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Amenity kit

Other room categories available

Meal plans

All Inclusive

• 3 meals daily plus 24-hour snacks
• All drinks 24-hour (domestic beer and cocktails, select international brands, house wine with meals)
• Daily activities
• Introductory scuba lesson in pool
• Non-motorized water sports
• Evening entertainment

Extra features

Golf Package ($)

Playa Dorada Golf Course

Special golf rates are available
Validity dates: Jan.01/15 - Dec.31/15

How to book:
Please call: (+809) 320-4262 or email: playadoradagolf.com to reserve your tee times. Web page: www. playagrande.com.
Guests are welcome to book with at least 48 hours in advance.

All above mentioned agreements are subject to change without prior notice.

RIU®-topia

• Welcome cocktail
• Unlimited International drinks
• In-room liquor dispenser
• Unlimited dining at a specialty restaurants
• In-room mini-bar re-stocked regularly
• In-room safe
• 20% discount on select excursions booked with Signature
• Signature hour from 4 - 5 p.m.
• Free Wi-Fi in the lobby (90 min/per day)
• Spa credit available (applies to selected treatments, may vary per hotel)

Bonus features

Resort Credit

Guests will receive up to $1,000 USD Resort Credits at check-in that can be redeemed for the following services. (Min 7 nights stay):

Renova Spa- Limited 1 coupon per service per person
• 2 coupons of $35 USD for 80 minutes massage
• 2 coupons of $25 USD for Hot stones or stress cure massages
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for Aromatherapy massage
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for any Body wrap
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for Spa pedicure
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for Beauty treatment (restrictions apply). Adult minimum age is 16 yrs old.

Playa Dorada Golf Club
• 1 coupon per round per person (Includes $12 USD for 18 holes and $3 USD for Golf cart)
• Caddy is mandatory
Some service tax and fee apply

Dream Casino
• 1 coupon per night per person for use at the casino. Valid with matchplay.
Wedding by RIU
Resort credit can apply towards Royal and Caprice Wedding packages. Limited to 1 coupon per wedding.

Coupons are non-transferable, non-cumulative and cannot be used for future stays. These promotions may be changed at any time without notice.

Booking window: Apr.17/15 - Oct.31/15
Travel window: May.01/15 - Oct.31/15

Honeymoon Bonus

• Surprise welcome gift in your room
• King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)
• Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)
• Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)

Please request Honeymoon bonus at time of booking. Couple will be required to present a copy of marriage certificate at time of check-in.

Travel window: May 01/15 - Oct.31/15

Bonus (Added Values)

Guests staying at RIU Merengue will enjoy evening entertainment, shows or live music every night.

At nearby RIU Bachata:
• Try your luck at the casino! Complimentary entrance to "El Millón" casino. (Drinks not included).
• Complimentary entrance to "Pacha" discotheque where you can dance the night away! - open 6 nights a week. (Drinks not included).

Child Policy

Children under 2 yrs stay and eat free. Children sleep in existing bedding and must share the room with 2 full paying adults in order to receive the discount.

If one adult is travelling with one child, the child will then be considered an adult. If a single adult is travelling with 2 children, the 1st will pay adult rate and 2nd child pays special rate.

Special Events

Viva Dominicana at RIU Merengue: Activities taking place during the week include:
• Coconut party, including cocktails such as "Coco Loco" served in the husk, on the beach
• Dominican Fair
• Zona Criolla & Arte Dominican confections and Frio Frio tasting
• "Dominican Night” traditional Dominican fare along with Sancocho and "Mamajuana tasting"
• Joyería Lariamber Jewelry making exhibition
• Obsession Cigar shop: Live cigar rolling
• Merengue and Bachata lessons at 11 a.m. on the beach, and at 4 p.m. poolside
• Diving lessons in the pool
• Beach volleyball

Stay at 1, Play at 2

Exchange privileges, RIU Bachata (some restrictions apply).

Internet Services

• Free Wi-Fi available in the lobby 90 minutes per day 

Beach

  • Topless sunbathing permitted
  • Private beach
  • Palapas/sun shelters available
  • Restrooms on beach
  • Lounge chairs

Business Services

  • Internet café ($)

Children

  • Daytime entertainment program for children at RiuLand Ages 4-12 Hours of Operation 10:00-17:00
  • Babysitting or child care service ($)
  • Playground
  • Mini Disco

Children's Pool

  • 1 Kids pool
  • Children's section in main pool

Golf

  • Golf Courses ($) (nearby)

Health and Safety

  • Security service
  • Medical services ($)

Hotel Lobby

  • Currency exchange ($)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box at front desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Tour desk ($)

Miscellaneous Resort Amenities/Service

  • Sundeck
  • Disco (nearby)
  • Casino ($) (nearby)

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Shops and Services

  • Clothing store ($)
  • Gift shops ($)
  • Jewelry shop ($)
  • Mini grocery store ($)
  • Laundry & Dry cleaning services ($)
  • Photography store ($)

Spa

  • Aromatherapy ($)
  • Body treatments ($)
  • Massage therapy ($)
  • Reflexology ($)
  • Sauna ($)
  • Spa services ($) Hours of Operation 09:00-20:00 located at the Caribbean Street.
  • Waxing ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Nail care services ($)

Sports Activities Offered by Hotel

  • Table tennis
  • Beach volleyball
  • Darts
  • Horseback riding ($) (nearby)
  • Ping pong
  • Slot Machines ($)

Swimming Pools

  • 3 Outdoor pool(s)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Towels
  • Sun loungers
  • Parasols
  • Sun terrace

Tennis

  • 3 Floodlit hard surface tennis courts
  • Racquet available

Water Sports Offered by Hotel

  • Body boarding
  • 1 Introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Water polo
  • Windsurfing
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Pedal boats

Wellness

  • Fitness facilities
  • Aerobics

Restaurants

Los Almendros

Style - Buffet

Location - On Site

Non-smoking area

Mangú

Style - Snack Bar

Location - Poolside

Theme restaurant

La Roca

Style - Buffet

Cuisine - International

Hours of Operation

Breakfast Hours: 07:00 - 10:00

Lunch Hours: 13:00 - 15:00

Dinner Hours: 18:30 - 22:00

Non-smoking area

Italian

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - Italian

Grill & Steak House

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - Grill Steakhouse

Macumba

Style - Snack Bar

Cuisine - International

Location - Poolside

Theme restaurant

Bars

La Plaza

Location - Pavilion

La Rumba

Location - Lounge bar

Macumba Bar

Location - Pool

Hours of Operation

10:00 - 24:00

La Tambora

Location - Beach

Beach bar

Family Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 4
  • Maximum Number of Children 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 5
  • Minimum Occupancy 3
  • Minimum Adults 2
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • 2 3/4 beds and 1 Twin bed
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser
  • Satellite TV
  • Radio alarm clock
  • In-room safe
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Amenity kit
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Hair dryer

Partial Oceanview Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Partial oceanview
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • In-room safe
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two three quarter beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (restocked every two days)
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Amenity kit

Oceanview Suite

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Oceanview
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom
  • In-room safe
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two three quarter beds
  • 2 TV's
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (restocked daily)
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • By door separate living room area with sofa
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Amenity kit

Suite

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom
  • In-room safe
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two three quarter beds
  • 2 TV's
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (restocked daily)
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • By door separate living room area with sofa
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Amenity kit

Hotel Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • In-room safe
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two three quarter beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini-bar (restocked every two days)
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Amenity kit

Oceanfront Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Oceanfront
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two three quarter beds
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Amenity kit
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Mini-bar (restocked every two days)
  • Minimum Adults 1

Triple Room (Available as of Oct.17/15

  • Maximum Number of Adults 4
  • Maximum Number of Children 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 5
  • Minimum Adults 2
  • Minimum Occupancy 3
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • 2 3/4 beds and 1 Twin bed
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Satellite TV
  • Regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser
  • In-room safe
  • Amenity kit

Flash facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 30 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Sensitive skin hydra 4 facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Hydrating hydra dew facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 80 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Collagen plus 4 layers facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

European deep cleansing facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 80 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Ultimate lifting vitacura 5 facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Just for him facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Purifying facial hydra refine

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Natural exfoliation

Cost - ($)

Duration - 30 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Aromatic exfoliation

Cost - ($)

Duration - 30 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Moisturizing chocolate wrap

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Talassotherapy European mascara

Cost - ($)

Duration - 55 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Swedish soft massage

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Deep tissue massage

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Back, Neck & shoulder massage

Cost - ($)

Duration - 40 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Renova combination massage

Cost - ($)

Duration - 80 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Lymphatic drainage

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Hot Stones

Cost - ($)

Duration - 80 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Stress cure

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Reflexology

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Shiatsu

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Lomi Lomi

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Aromatherapy

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

RIU Classic Wedding Package 2015

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner for the couple at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake for the couple
• Sparkling wine for the couple (during the main toast only)
• Surprise Spa gift
• Minister/Judge service
• Wedding certificate
• Witnesses

CLASSIC wedding package 2015 covers only the couple. Additional persons have an extra cost. This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2015
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $1,120 USD / Renewal of Vows: $1,000 USD

Email - To reserve your wedding package and find more information on the required documentation, please visit www.weddingsbyriu.com.<br> If you have further questions or require additional information, please contact us via email at weddings@riu.com.

RIU Royal Wedding Package 2015

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Bridal bouquet
• Matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake
• Sparkling wine (during the main toast only)
• Special decoration in the room
• Witnesses if required
• Judge/Minister service
• Marriage certificate
• Complimentary room upgrade for the wedding couple subject to availability upon arrival (External Jacuzzi Suites are not included)
• Riu “T-shirts” for Bride and Groom
• Hotel surprise gift
• 20 minutes Romantic massage for Bride and Groom
• 10% discount on all Spa treatments for the Bride and Groom
• 10% discount on all Spat treatments for the wedding guests (available only if reserved online at www.renovaspa.com/reservations.html)

In order to have this special event at our RIU Hotels & Resorts, the couple and the 80 percent of the total amount of guests must stay at the Riu Hotel where the ceremony will be performed. This is a strict Riu policy we must follow.

ROYAL wedding package 2015 is available for up to 20 people. Additional persons have an extra cost.
This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2015.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $1,870 USD / Renewal of Vows: $1,700 USD

Email - To reserve your wedding package and find more information on the required documentation, please visit www.weddingsbyriu.com.<br> If you have further questions or require additional information, please contact us via email at weddings@riu.com.<br>

RIU Caprice Wedding package 2015

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Bridal bouquet
• Matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake
• Sparkling wine (during the main toast only)
• Special decoration in the room
• Complimentary room upgrade for the wedding couple subject to availability upon arrival (external Jacuzzi Suites are not included)
• Riu “T-shirts” for Bride and Groom
• Hotel surprise gift
• Witnesses if required
• Minister/Judge service
• Marriage certificate
• 20 minutes Romantic massage for Bride and Groom
• Hairstyle for the Bride
• Manicure and pedicure for the Bride
• Late check-out for the wedding couple (Subject to availability)
• Breakfast in bed the morning after the wedding
• Fruit with chocolate and bottle of sparkling wine
• Two bags of petals

In order to have this special event at our RIU Hotels & Resorts, the couple and the 80 percent of the total amount of guests must stay at the Riu Hotel where the ceremony will be performed. This is a strict Riu policy we must follow.

CAPRICE wedding package 2015 is available for up to 40 people. Additional persons have an extra cost. This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2015.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $2,950 USD / Renewal of Vows: $ 2, 780

Email - To reserve your wedding package and find more information on the required documentation, please visit www.weddingsbyriu.com.<br> If you have further questions or require additional information, please contact us via email at weddings@riu.com.<br>

Photo Identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Please be advised effective immediately Riu Merengue in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic has begun maintenance works within the rooms, main restaurant and Plaza Bar which are expected to be completed by March 30th. This will not affect clients stay as the following alternative options will be available:
1. "La Plaza Bar "at Merengue Garden will be closed and an alternative full service bar will be provided for guests.
2. The main buffet restaurant "La Roca"will be closed for lunch time only, clients have the following lunch choices :
• Main buffet restaurant "Los Almendros" at Merengue Village,
• The "Bahia de Maimon" buffet restaurant at Riu Bachata,
• Any of the three Snack restaurants at the complex: Macumba, Mangu or Maracuya.

Bahia De Maimon , Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Last Updated 7/29/2015

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